Monthly Archives: May 2015

never doubt lauren fleshman

i’ve been slowly reading “platero and i.” it’s a lovely book by Juan Ramón Jiménez, a spanish poet who died in the mid-1950s. it’s the tale of life with a donkey. the stories are small snippets of life told in a lyrical … Continue reading

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drawing the line

“The attractive thing about rock climbing: There are no rules.” — Dean Potter pod isn’t nearly as intimidating as i had imagined. 3 miles (12:26). this should be cake. i was pondering heart rate and heat and insanity and pushing … Continue reading

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just another water stop

“High and loose! High and loose!” One of the dads is giving last-minute instructions to the Cub Scouts manning the water station at the Beach to Bay Relay Marathon. The kids have been killing time playing soccer and chasing each … Continue reading

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things i wish i had said, part 51

“In solitude, one finds only what he carries there with him.” — Juan Ramón Jiménez 

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